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Greitens appoints new DNR head

Published Jan. 19 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens announced Wednesday that Carol Comer will head Missouri's Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

LU modifies policy allowing faculty terminations

Published Jan. 19 2017

Lincoln University curators have approved a modified policy for "termination of tenure due to discontinuation" of an academic program or...

Judge rules in favor of man with overturned conviction

Published Jan. 19 2017

A man whose conviction in a Missouri sports editor's death was overturned after spending nearly a decade in prison is...

Missouri bills seek to address transgender restroom debate

Published Jan. 19 2017

Amid national debates about the access transgender people have to public facilities like restrooms, locker rooms and showers — in...

St. Joseph man charged in Jefferson City carjacking

Published Jan. 19 2017

A St. Joseph man has been charged in a carjacking that took place Saturday in Jefferson City.

MDC reports hunting season totals

Published Jan. 19 2017

Missouri's 2016-17 deer hunting season ended Jan. 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reporting a preliminary total harvest...

Aaron Fisher seeks dismissal of assault case

Published Jan. 19 2017

Defense attorney Kimberly Kollmeyer filed three motions Tuesday to dismiss the case against Aaron Fisher, who now faces a felony...

Mayor to attend inauguration

Published Jan. 19 2017

At precisely 9:24 a.m. Friday, the Missouri State University Chorale will be performing at the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump...

Downtown Jefferson City briefly goes dark

Published Jan. 19 2017

An insulator failing on an electrical line caused power to flicker for a few seconds at downtown Jefferson City businesses...

Franklin files bill protecting vacation home rentals

Published Jan. 19 2017

State Rep. Diane Franklin, R-Camdenton, has filed legislation addressing tax assessment of homes rented on a short-term basis to vacationers...

Callaway Crime Stoppers boost rewards

Published Jan. 19 2017

The Callaway County chapter of Crime Stoppers has established new guidelines for payouts on tips received leading to an arrest....

Greitens: Missouri needs smaller state workforce

Published Jan. 18 2017

Missouri can provide better raises for state employees if there are fewer of them, Gov. Eric Greitens said during his...

Greitens focuses on job growth during State of the State

Published Jan. 18 2017

New Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens outlined plans to help grow jobs during his first State of the State address Tuesday,...

Shoe factory development detailed for council

Published Jan. 18 2017

Ten days after unveiling plans for a $13 million, 80-unit housing project, a Springfield developer acclaimed for repurposing landmark factories...

JC woman charged in drug bust

Published Jan. 18 2017

A Jefferson City woman has been charged after a Mustang Drug Task Force operation.

Developers keen on history of factory

Published Jan. 18 2017

The past, present and future of the Jefferson City landmark at 1101 E. Capitol Ave. will be propelled into the...

More charges filed in storage unit break-in

Published Jan. 18 2017

A third person has been charged in connection with stealing nearly $13,000 in items from storage units in October.

Man faces 7 charges in triple stabbing

Published Jan. 18 2017

Jonathan W. Tindall faces seven felony charges from a triple stabbing incident Sunday at a Lake Ozark residence, including endangering...

Jackson files for council on last day

Published Jan. 18 2017

On the last day for filing for the April 4 municipal election, a third candidate filed for the contested race...

Filing ends with races for school boards, 2 council seats

Published Jan. 18 2017

Only two contested races will be on the April 4 ballot for city offices in Jefferson City.

Area boy killed in farm accident

Published Jan. 18 2017

A 9-year-old boy from Eugene was killed Tuesday afternoon in a farming accident in Miller County.

Black History makes mark at South School

Published Jan. 18 2017

Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Prince, Gabby Douglas, Barack and Michelle Obama, and Muhammad Ali were among the civil...

County warns nonprofits of funding cuts

Published Jan. 18 2017

The Cole County Commission made it known to nonprofit agencies last year they may not get money from the county...